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Print - Wild Flowers
  • Wild Flowers
    Janmot, Louis, born 1814 - died 1892
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Wild Flowers

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1999 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Janmot, Louis, born 1814 - died 1892 (artist)
    Nouvelles Images S.A. (printer and publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph printed on card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Tim Travis in memory of Michael Travis

  • Museum number:

    E.920-2000

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 220

This greeting by the French firm Nouvelles Images demonstrates that the card is a useful medium for reproducing all manner of images. Here, a face taken from a "classic" painting is reinterpreted by cropping the picture, creating a contemporary 'close-up' composition.

Physical description

Cropped detail of a female face (taken from Janmot's oil on canvas painting "Wild Flowers" of 1845, now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon).

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1999 (made)

Artist/maker

Janmot, Louis, born 1814 - died 1892 (artist)
Nouvelles Images S.A. (printer and publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph printed on card

Dimensions

Height: 16.8 cm, Width: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Contemporary greetings card with Old Master image

Materials

Card; Ink

Techniques

Colour offset

Subjects depicted

Woman

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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